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Shelcal Hd Strip Of 15 Tablets
Shelcal Hd Strip Of 15 Tablets
Shelcal Hd Strip Of 15 Tablets

Shelcal Hd Strip Of 15 Tablets

15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Shelcal Hd Strip Of 15 Tablets Description

Shelcal HD tablet is a nutritional supplement. It is used for the treatment of vitamin D and calcium deficiency and in the case of osteoporosis. Shelcal HD tablet contains a combination of calcium an

Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol /Cholecalciferol). This combination medicine is given to patients who do not get enough calcium from their diet. Calcium has a vital role in the body. It is necessary for the normal functioning of nerves, cells, muscles, and bone. While vitamin D helps absorb calcium and phosphorus in the body. Maintaining an optimum level of vitamin D, calcium, and phosphorus is important for keeping bones strong. Shelcal HD tablet should be taken as per your doctor's advice.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹106.17
You Save₹18.73 (15% on MRP)
ContainsVitamin D3 / Cholecalciferol(500.0 Iu) + Calcium(500.0 Mg)
UsesVitamin D and calcium deficiency
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Ingredients and Benefits

  • Shelcal HD tablet contains calcium and Vitamin D3 (Cholecalciferol /Cholecalciferol).
  • Calcium is one of the most abundant minerals in the body which is essential for critical metabolic functions. Most prominently it is required for building and maintaining healthy bones and teeth. It a...
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  • Vitamin D3 plays a very crucial role in the absorption of calcium and phosphorous from the intestine, which is critical for the formation, growth and regeneration of bones. It supports healthy bones a...
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Uses of Shelcal Hd Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Shelcal HD tablet is used for the treatment of vitamin D and calcium deficiency.
  • For prevention and treatment of bone related disorders such as rickets (in children), osteoporosis and osteomalacia (in adults).
  • Shelcal HD tablet is also used as nutritional supplement special populations like the elderly, pregnant, breastfeeding.

Precautions and Warnings of Shelcal Hd Strip Of 15 Tablets

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to vitamin D, calcium or any other ingredients of Shelcal HD tablet.
  • You are suffering from tissue calcification (deposit of calcium in body tissues).
  • You are pregnant, breastfeeding or have any health condition and are on other medicines supplements or herbal remedies.
  • You are taking any other products containing vitamin D or calcium.
  • You have high levels of cholesterol, you need to be cautious.
  • Avoid taking your thyroid medicine and Shelcal HD tablet together.
  • Do not take this tablet if you have a high level of calcium or vitamin D in the blood, a high level of calcium in urine, kidney stones or are bedridden.
  • Shelcal HD tablet is known to accumulate in the fat and liver, so excessive use or use for a prolonged period of time may cause harm.

Directions for Use of Shelcal Hd Strip Of 15 Tablets

  • Shelcal HD tablet is to be taken as a whole with adequate amount of water.
  • Do not take more than recommended daily dose of this tablet.

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What is the difference between Shelcal HD and Shelcal 500?

A: Shelcal HD tablet contains calcium and vitamin D3 and Shelcal 500 tablet also contains calcium and vitamin D3. The only difference between these two is the amount of vitamin D3. Shelcal HD tablet has a higher amount of vitamin D3 compared to Shelcal 500. These medicines are given in case of calcium and vitamin D3 deficiencies, for treatment and prevention of bone related disorders such as osteoporosis. You should take medicine as advised by your doctor and the same shall be based on your diagnosis and your medical history.

Q: Are there any side effects of taking Shelcal HD tablet?

A: You may experience constipation, nausea, vomiting and stomach upset after taking this supplement, though not everyone gets these side effects.

Q: What are the sources of vitamin D?

A: A very few food items such as cod liver oil, cheese, egg yolk, etc. are good sources of vitamin D. Vitamin D is produced in our skin when we are exposed to the Sun. Sun exposure from 10 am to 3 pm at least twice a week for 10-30 minutes can help prevent vitamin deficiency.

Q: Can Shelcal HD be harmful if I taken in excess?

A: Yes, taking too much Shelcal HD can be harmful. An overdose can cause loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, constipation, kidney stones, bone pain, excessive thirst, increased calcium in the blood, urine, muscle weakness and irregular heartbeat. In case of an overdose, stop taking it and contact your doctor immediately.

Q: Is Shelcal HD chewable?

A: No, Shelcal HD tablet is not chewable. It should be swallowed with a sufficient amount of water.

Q: Why should one take vitamin D?

A: With the current lifestyle, we are all based indoors in air-conditioned offices, houses and cars; with hardly any exposure to the sun. This is leading to increased vitamin D deficiency in all age groups and more fractures, muscle weakness. There is a lot of research happening which suggests that vitamin D may have a role in preventing the onset of diabetes, cancers like colon, breast, help build immunity.

Q: What is the best time to take Shelcal HD?

A: Take Shelcal HD as advised by the doctor. It is best to take Shelcal HD after meals or at bedtime with water/milk. But take it at the same time daily for optimum results.

Q: Can I take Shelcal HD during pregnancy?

A: Yes, Shelcal HD can be taken during pregnancy but only if advised by the doctor. Moreover, it is advised to take any supplement only after the doctor's advice, during pregnancy. The doctor will decide the appropriate dose, frequency and duration.

Q: Is there any substitute for Shelcal Hd?

A: Different brands are having the same ingredient as Shelcal Hd has. However, the doctor will prescribe you the same based on medical history. It is advisable to take the recommended brand only.

Q: What is the dose of Shelcal Hd?

A: The doctor will suggest the dose based on age, body weight and underlying condition. It is advisable not to take this supplement more than the stated daily recommended dose.

Q: Can I take Shelcal HD daily?

A: Yes, you can take Shelcal Hd daily but for recommended duration only. Do not exceed the maximum daily doses and treatment durations recommended by the doctor.
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